Monthly Archive: November, 2012

R30 000 for Friends of St Francis Fire fund

As the community of St Francis struggles to come to terms with the effects of the huge fire that devastated 76 homes in the village over the weekend, real estate group Chas Everitt… Continue reading

Demolition of ruined homes to start soon

The demolition of the buildings razed by the devastating fire at St Francis Bay on Sunday night is expected to commence shortly.  Kouga Executive Mayo,  Booi Koerat, said the municipality would be contacting  affected… Continue reading

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Notice: Apology re litigation and lawyers

NOTICE In an interview with ETV on Monday, 12 November, 2012, Residents’ Association Committee member, Hilton Thorpe, was asked among other things, whether this was likely to lead to litigation. He replied that… Continue reading

Letter from SFB Business Forum

“Our deepest commiserations to all of the SFB community who were so badly affected by the devastating fire yesterday.  Collectively the Business Sector is the pulse of the village, so I’m sure I… Continue reading

Facts and comments on yesterday’s fire

The fire at the Royal Wharf development on the St Francis canals was reported to our emergency room at 5.30 pm yesterday. This is one of several facts about the fire put out… Continue reading

SFB Residents Association comments on fire

The disastrous fire on Sunday which destroyed 76 beautiful homes in St Francis Bay has prompted the St Francis Bay Residents’ Association (SFBRA) to take a far stronger stance with council, – especially when it… Continue reading

EC MEC views damages to canal homes

 The East Cape MEC: Local Government, Mlibo Qoboshiyane, visited the area that was devastated by the fire today. His office will be working with the municipality to do a needs analysis of those… Continue reading

76 houses razed or damaged says muni

The number of houses razed or damaged by last night’s fire has been put at 76. Mop-up operations are underway the Kouga municpality said this morning in a statement. The cause of the fire unknown… Continue reading